Wine Advocate 90 "The subtle and elegant 2016 Cepas Vellas is always balanced, tasty and easy to drink, with pit fruit, apples, pears and some balsamic hints. Godeval's oldest vineyards are now 33 years old, on south-facing slate slopes. This is sold as Viña Godeval in the US. There is a cold soak
" Clear straw yellow color with green nuances. Fruity and floral aromas of apple, stone fruits, and lemon. Silky and soft on the palate with pear, honeysuckle, and slight orangeflavors and a touch of minerality. Balanced. " ~ Winery notes
"Quintessential Albarino...on the nose it shows aromas of lemon, melon, apple, and fresh herbs. In the mouth it is fresh and zesty, with citrus notes, a touch of refreshing minerality, and a long, clean, racy finish."~Distributor Notes
Quibia gets its name from a aspirational worry-free state of mind. The wine is the brainchild of Miquelangel Cerda and his partner, Pere Obrador celebrating the versitility of the indigenous red grape, Callet, which is the common thread through all their wines. The Callet lends texture and tartness.
"Perelada has been producing wines since the fourteenth century. The castle and its estates has been owned by the Mateu family since 1923. Its founder Miguel Mateu passed away in 1972 and left his son-in-law Arturo Suque at the helm. Today Perelada is producing world class cava and superb still
Wine Advocate 91 "The intriguing nose of the 2015 Benufet is already developing a petrol-like note combined with the meaty white fruit Garnacha Blanca is able to achieve, especially from extremely old vines like this. There is also a faint peachy pit note. The palate is very tasty, it makes you
James Suckling 90 “Lots of cooked apple and lanolin character on the nose and palate. Waxy, too. Full body, and a bitter lemon and a flavorful finish. Reveal verdejo character. Drink now.”-JS “Intense bouquet with mineral notes, herbs, citrus fruit. Deliciously balanced in the mouth with vibrant
" From a meteorological point of view, we can describe this 2014 harvest in our vineyard as "very Galician". Periodic rainfall throughout the summer maintained soil humidity levels, ensuring good canopy development with a large number of productive leaves —a prerequisite for the ripening cycle of
"Bright straw. A lively, highly perfumed bouquet evokes fresh citrus and orchid fruits, jasmine and dusty minerals, and a hint of anise builds in the glass. Incisive, mineral-driven Meyer lemon and a green apple flavors stretch out and deepen while maintaining vivacity. Closes minerally and very
“Brilliant yellow with a greenish edge. Intensely aromatic with white floral, citrus and white peach notes. Accessible, sweet and hedonistic upon entry. Notable for its clean acidity, which carries through on the midpalate. Long and persistent on the finish.” ~Winery Notes
In the traditional style of txakolina from Getaria, this light and crisp wine is bottled with a little bit of residual carbon dioxide to give it its signature natural spritz. This 100% hondarribi zuri txakolina is fermented with indigenous yeasts in temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks.
Wine Spectator 91 “This ﬁrm white delivers mineral, quinine and ginger ﬂavors that show grip and focus, backed by noticeable tannins that give way to a smoky ﬁnish. More savory than fruity, though peach and quince are in the mix. Distinctive. Drink now through 2022. Thomas Matthews, Wine Spectator
Winery Notes "Light yellow. An exotically perfumed bouquet evokes ripe melon, nectarine and mango, with hints of lemon pith and ginger adding urgency and lift. Smooth and broad on the palate, offering juicy tropical and pit fruit flavors plus a suggestion of honeysuckle. Becomes more vibrant with
"A total stunner of an Albarino from a reference-point producer, this is a highly textural, mineral wine with a gravelly granitic mouth feel overlaid with apple florals and grapefruit zing. Aromatics and texture are beautifully matched: pretty jasmine, elderflower, granny smith, green citric zest,
Wine Advocate 88 "The just-bottled floral and fruit-driven white 2017 Monopole is 100% Viura that fermented in stainless steel with neutral yeasts and was bottled early. It's very balsamic and has notes of pear, quite typical Viura, with some waxy apples as well. These young whites have to be
“A clean and intensely fresh wine that exhibits all the typical characteristics of the Albariño grape variety. Ripe and aromatic, with overtones of peach, melon and honey, offset by a crisp tangy acidity that helps to balance the rich fruit flavors. A well-rounded wine with a long, mellow, honeyed
John Gilman 93+ "For decades, this bottling was produced with fifteen percent Manzanilla added into the blend just after the completion of fermentation, with the remainder of the cuvée made up entirely of Viura. It was extremely popular in its day in Spain, but as fashion changed in the 1980s, the
“A bright, straw-yellow colored wine. On the nose, this 100% Verdejo has high aromatic intensity, with tropical fruit and hints of fennel and fresh grass. In the mouth it is both syrupy smooth and refreshing, with a slightly bitter finish which is typical of the variety making it long and pleasant
Wine Advocate 93 "Sara Pérez considers 2016 a special vintage that she likes for whites and rosés—wines with tension and a lower pH, as seen in the 2016 Dido Blanc. Part of the wine was macerated with skins for quite a long time, which provides for subtle tannins that are nicely integrated with the
Tasting Notes. Supplies aromas of white orchard fruit with herbal notes. The palate contains flavors of pear and notes of ginger. The finish is long and ends with hints of spice. Wine. This slinky, mineral white hails from Valdeorras ("Valley of Gold") in eastern Galicia, a region once
Round and full on the palate, this zesty Albariño is a total stunner. Energetic notes of Meyer lemons and seaside air mix with ripe fruit notes of melons and white peaches. Showing subtle white floral aromas and a creamy mid-palate, this wine is incredibly elegant.
Vibrant straw color. Unique wine characterized by expressive aromatics of lychee, fresh stone fruit, white flowers. 100% Muscat of Alexandria. One of the oldest clones of of the Muscat family and one of the only remaining genetically unmodified vitis vinifera cultivars remaining in the world
Crisp, fresh and extremely aromatic dry white that expresses a;; the character and elegance of the Rueda region. Light straw colour with slight green hints reflects its youth. On the palate, it is intence, and bright with good well balanced acidity.
Robert Parker 88-90 90% Viura, 10% Malvasia Traditional Riojan viticulture that is completely sustainable and organic, although not certified. A blend of head trained and trellished vineyards of Rioja's most traditional white varieties. Eight hour maceration in pneumatic press, followed by